Travel fellowships for the 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists

The 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists - a biennial event held next year in Lausanne - is inviting applications for travel fellowships to enable journalists to attend who might not otherwise be able to. The conference is the flagship event of the World Federation of Science Journalists, and attracts thousands of journalists, editors and … Continue reading Travel fellowships for the 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists

Quantum Words science writing festival, 3 November, Sydney

Australia's only festival entirely focused on science writing is celebrating its second happening on Saturday 3 November in Sydney. This event is a remarkable gathering of who's who in science writing, journalism, non-fiction, fiction and poetry. Sessions include 'Writing about science in a post-truth world', Frankenstein's Monster: scientific hubris', 'Loving the apocalypse', and 'Writing Nature' … Continue reading Quantum Words science writing festival, 3 November, Sydney

World Conference of Science Journalists 2019: call for session proposals

The 2019 World Conference of Science Journalists, held in Lausanne, Switzerland from 1-4 July 2019, has put out a call for session proposals. They are particularly interested in: sessions on investigative and critical science journalism, proposals from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, innovative session formats such as interactive debates and collective brainstorms, … Continue reading World Conference of Science Journalists 2019: call for session proposals

Science journalists gather in San Francisco

“With science under attack, should science journalists get off the sidelines?” This was the question posed by a House of Commons-style debate held at the World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco in October. But with the spectre of Trump and all that his administration represents looming large over the conference, it was also … Continue reading Science journalists gather in San Francisco